Macramé lamp redo

Macrame lamp redo via

Oh my heck ya’ll, remember when you saw this macramé lamp from our grandmothers house recently inherited to us? (If you don’t remember then get to following us on Insta! ;)) Anyway we took your advice and made this puppy over! We could have entered the “before” in Better After’s Ugly Lamp Contest… although this lamp […]

Furniture makeover… in just 3 easy steps!

Us Arizonan’s have been SO spoiled with our gorgeous 70-80 degree temps, aka: prime painting weather, and I was too happy to get started revamping a couch table I snagged on Craigslist for $70… AND completed in just 3 easy steps! Here’s a peek at the drab before (this now-sofa table had me at those […]

mint farmhouse table

Stain top mint chalkpaint farmhouse table #farmhousetable #chalkpaint #mint

This week my in-laws are visiting and I finally got my craft room cleaned up a little.  Which reminded me I never posted final shots of my mint farmhouse table and my review of trying homemade chalk paint, I love how cheap and easy it is!!  I’ve seen tons of these tables in people’s houses […]

Two-tone coffee table tutorial | furniture makeover

DIY two-tone coffee table tutorial

Happy Monday! We’re back with another easy tutorial today, this time sharing how to take a boring thrifted coffee table and turning it into a two-tone beauty!  As y’all know, we like to share inexpensive alternatives to spending major money and this one was one of our cheapest furniture redo’s yet. (; Take a peek […]

Wicker comeback: Love it or Hate it?

Easy DIY how to paint wicker furniture.

Have you fallen for the wicker trend??  We’ve seen on Pinterest that wicker is making a comeback (aka Mandi is making it come back) but we aren’t sure yet if we love it or hate it.  We scored this $20 bench at a yard sale and immediately hated the top.  Because I live in a […]

Anthropologie-inspired Atom art bowls

DIY Anthro-inspired atom bowls using DecoArt enamels

I’m not sure if we’ve officially announced that we are part of the DecoArt blogging team but the new DecoArt blog is the cutest and we’re simply thrilled to be a part of it (: This month the team is sharing projects using DecoArt’s awesome line of fun glass products… from glass stain to glass […]

vinyl framed art

Vinyl Framed Art

Kristi & I used to sell vinyl lettering.  It’s how we got into the whole blogging business.  We used to have  a passion for it and the following story is why.  Although we don’t sell anymore and refer everyone to our friend, Marni, we can occasionally get suckered into it by sweet friends…or neighbors who live down […]

Mailbox Makeover

Easy mailbox makeover with posh octagon design using ScotchBlue painters tape

My house is only a few years older than I am. I know… ancient, right? (;  The mailbox is original to the house which means it’s survived hot hot hot Arizona summers for 30+ years and let’s be honest, is in pretty bad shape.  (Like, really wobbly and on the rare occasion that it rains, my […]

Two-tone coffee table with new rug


So you all know that I LOVE color, especially this time of year. I have a cheery yellow stenciled dining room, a bright turquoise craft room and matching bright turquoise living room, which I recently revealed. If you follow us on instagram you will have seen my distressed pale blue coffee table took a turn […]

Coastal Master Bedroom |Reveal


My coastal master bedroom makeover is complete, and I’m so in love! My husband is even more in love with me more after I was able to pull off this design on a budget, and I have to admit it was fun working on it with him! Click on over to have a look back […]

Happy Earth Day | upcycling

Burlap market tote via Upcycled Around Town

Happy Earth Day! Today’s post is brought to you by our newest sponsor, Upcycled Around Town. This is the perfect day to feature this cute business as they are environmentally friendly, working hard to reduce waste through creative reuse. Upcycled Around Town products divert trash that is filling our landfills at an increasingly high rate. An […]

chalkboard any surface in any color

How to chalkboard any surface in any color #chalkboard #diy

I’ve talked about how my awesome neighbors give me their goods before they haul it off to the dump or donation center.  My family is the same, they know I love trash to treasure projects.  My uncle recently renovated his kitchen and gave me his old cupboard doors, all 45 of them.  And I’m not talking old junky […]

thrifted magazine rack

thrifted magazine rack #upcycle #spraypaint

Hi guys!  Today I’m sharing a quick before and after turquoise beauty.  I found this magazine rack at Goodwill for $3.99 and although I didn’t have a place for it, I thought the price was right so why not?  I shared some spray painting tips last year but this distressing technique on this piece wasn’t sanded […]

Herringbone bookcase | Craft room makeover


So I’ve lived in my house for about 2 years now.  And I’m just getting around to my craft room.  Blog fail, much??  It’s been serving it’s purpose to me daily by housing my craft supplies so no harm done, but now it’ll serve that same purpose and will be appealing to the eyes.  Finally. […]

Furniture makeover: kitchen barstools


So if you caught Kelli and I on our big (cheesy) news debut recently, you will have read that we’re “cheapskates!”  Kelli MEANT to say frugal but when you’re on live TV, you (and by you, I mean WE) tend to kind of fuddle with your words so yep, we labeled ourselves as cheapskates. Which […]

aqua nightstands

aqua nightstands

So I’m totally in love with these aqua nightstands.   I got them on Facebook for $60.  Yes, I said Facebook.  How many of you have a private {large} group where you sell to each other?  I’m in about 4 groups and they’re awesome!  You have less risk of a weirdo coming to your house […]

Silver nutcracker | Target knock-off

Lolly Jane | Silver Nutcracker

One week until the BIG day! Some people decorate months in advance for Christmas, some the day after Thanksgiving and some (like me!) decorate at their leisure and when they find the right piece.  Last weekend when my 7 month old and I were browsing in heaven on earth Target (if you look reaaaaaal close you […]

Huggies Snug ‘n Dry | Product review


I am a mom of 2 crazy busy little boys… ages 2 1/2 year old and a 6 months.  My toddler is a madman and most always at full speed PLAY.  My baby (if you can still call him that!) started pushing up at 3 months and by the end of 4 months was crawling!  Now […]

Pantry door | Wallpaper for Windows review

Pantry Door Idea Wallpaper for Windows Review

I have a pretty cute pantry door, yes I call doors “cute”.  It’s a full glass door with a pretty oil rubbed bronze door knob, you know, pretty standard and simple.  BUT…I’m not the most organized mom in town.  What? You’re shocked? I know, so was my hubby…too late now, muah ha hah! (;  When […]

coffee table redo |trash to treasure

coffee table redo trash to treasure lollyjane

I love junk! And my neighbor’s know it.  One of those cool neighbors had a big donation pile sitting in front of her house and offered me first dibs.  That’s where I found this beautiful wood coffee table top.  Just the top.  I didn’t hesitate, that sucker was heavy so I had my hubby come […]